Kuwait Man Gets 2 Years for Tweet Insulting Emir

Country is cracking down on social media

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 2:02 AM CST

(Newser) – A Kuwaiti man will spend the next two years of his life in prison over a tweet, as the Gulf nation continues its crackdown on dissent in social media. The man, who has 5,700 Twitter followers, received a 2-year sentence for a tweet deemed...   Read full story »


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